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Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, [2003], ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Grove Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this seductive account of an Italian neighborhood with a statue of the Virgin at one end of the street, a derelict bottle factory at the other, and a wealth of exotic flora and fauna in between, novelist Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living with his wife in Verona, Italy. More than a travel book, this is a tale of how the most curious people and places gradually assume the familiarity of home, a work that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tim Parks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 0802140343 : 9780802140340
OCLC Number: 53483189
Notes: Originally published under title: Italian neighbors, or, A lapsed Anglo-Saxon in Verona.
Description: vi, 272 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Tim Parks.

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In this seductive account of an Italian neighborhood with a statue of the Virgin at one end of the street, a derelict bottle factory at the other, and a wealth of exotic flora and fauna in between, novelist Tim Parks celebrates ten years of living with his wife in Verona, Italy. More than a travel book, this is a tale of how the most curious people and places gradually assume the familiarity of home, a work that manages to be both a portrait and an invitation for everyone who has ever dreamed about Italy.--From publisher description.

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